Do you have an AMAZING meal prep-friendly recipe you’d love to see featured in the WWL Program? We’d love to see it! And if it makes the cut, our thousands of members would love to try it.
How it all works:
We’re featuring one Community Recipe per month in the WWL Program. Each month, the author of the chosen recipe will win either a one-year subscription to WWL or an Amazon gift card for $90 (the cost of the one-year subscription).
You can submit as many recipes as you want! This contest is open on a rolling basis.
Submissions are rolling, so you can submit recipes to us any time! If we think your recipe is a winner, we’ll reach out and discuss the recipe with you.
Then our team will test, re-write and photograph your recipe to get it ready for our members to use.
Here are some guidelines to consider (these will increase your chances of winning!)
- We’re looking for diversity! Diversity on the plate is HUGE for us and our members love being able to try cuisines from different countries and cultures right at home. It’s a chance for us to broaden our culinary horizons and get better in the kitchen.
- Recipes have to be meal prep-friendly breakfasts or complete main meals (lunches/dinners). We’re not accepting snacks, desserts, cocktails, sides, one-off sauces/dressings or appetizers. A complete meal means something you’d eat in one sitting as a meal prep. So that means the recipe has to include something like chicken + broccoli +rice, not JUST chicken or JUST broccoli.
- Consider that our members are from all over the country (and some are international). We try to keep recipes flexible so members can easily make ingredient swaps based on what they have available. My general guideline is that members should be able to buy everything they need for a recipe at a store like Walmart or Target. But we’re not afraid of going outside the big box stores either!
- The more leftover-friendly your meal is, the better. Every meal on our site is meal prep-friendly.
- Bonus points if your recipe is easily made vegan if it has meat in it, or omnivore if it’s vegan. Every recipe in the WWL Program can be made vegan, vegetarian, omnivore and gluten-free.
Some recipe writing tips
We will re-write the winning recipes to fit our format, but here are some general tips that will help make it easier for us to review and test out!
- Ingredients should be written like this: 1 TBSP olive oil or 1 head of broccoli, chopped. Every ingredient should have an amount with the exception of “salt and pepper to taste.”
- Avoid writing ingredients like this: 1 cup of chopped broccoli (it’s hard to know how much to buy at the store when it’s written that way) and instead write it like this: 1 head of broccoli, chopped.
- We are accepting recipes in both metric and imperial measurements!
- Include all ingredients in the list, including water, aluminum foil or parchment paper
- Do your best to write steps clearly – as if you were standing over someone’s shoulder in the kitchen, telling them what to do.
- The last step should describe how to portion the meal out into containers – NOT serving instructions. Remember – these are meal prep recipes!
- Please include instructions on how to reheat the recipe in the last step.
We’d love an image of the recipe as well. It doesn’t have to be professional-looking, but it helps to have a point of reference. If you don’t have an image, please include one from another source. If you’re using an image from another source, we won’t use it in our final version.
Can’t wait to see your recipes. We’ll get back to you within 5 business days after submitting! Good luck!